Found November 30, 2012 on Turn On The Jets:
Sanchez! Lindley! The NFL on FOX, Next! The Turn On The Jets 12 pack is here with predictions for the battle of 4-7 offensive juggernauts that will take place at MetLife Stadium this weekend. It will certainly be interesting to see what starters the team decides to call out, since they have had to resort to calling out the special teams and first responders to Hurricane Sandy in recent weeks. The New York Jets are probably the only team in football who has to consistently tell their starting quarterback and his offense…sorry, we aren’t comfortable sending you out through that tunnel on a name by name basis. And who can blame them? We all know it would be boo-city. Beyond that the Jets insist on spouting out irrelevant tidbits about their starters before they run out through the tunnel…like saying “Pro-Bowler…Bart Scott!” when he was in the Pro-Bowl in 2006. Or “1st round pick…Bryan Thomas!” when he was a first round pick in 2002. Can you imagine the offensive starters? (Picture these with “I’m Not Afraid” by Eminem playing the background, which the Jets insist on continuing to play) “At quarterback…completing over 50% of his passes…once bedded supermodel Kate Upton…MARK SANCHEZ!” “At wide receiver…his friends call him Clyde…and he runs super fast in a straight line…EDMOND GATES!” “At running back…averaging 3.2 yards per carry…scored 2 touchdowns in 2009 playoffs…SHONN GREENE!” “At right tackle…he isn’t Wayne Hunter…AUSTIN HOWARD!” - On to the predictions… 1. The much-maligned New York Jets defense is going to have a big day against Ryan Lindley and the Arizona Cardinals slopfest offensive line, finishing with 4 sacks, 2 turnovers and holding them under 17 points. 2. Mark Sanchez is going to struggle against the Arizona defense. The Jets will roll with a very conservative gameplan. Sanchez will throw for less than 200 yards and have at least one turnover. 3. Bilal Powell will have at least 12 touches on offense and Joe McKnight will also have at least 5 touches. Shonn Greene will have 17 carries for 80 yards with a touchdown. 4. Dustin Keller will be the Jets leading receiver. 5. Stephen Hill will have a quietly productive 4 catch, 45 yard game with 0 drops. 6. Larry Fitzgerald will have less than 50 yards receiving. Antonio Cromartie will also have an interception when Lindley tries to force the ball to Fitzgerland. 7. Andre Roberts will have a big day working against Kyle Wilson and Ellis Lankster, finishing with at least 70 yards receiving. 8. Greg McElroy (who will be active as the 2nd quarterback) will not see the field and will not start a game this year. 9. Kyle Wilson is going to fumble a punt. 10. Joe McKnight will return a kick out past the 50 yard line. 11. Jordan White will have his first NFL reception. 12. The Jets will win an ugly, low-scoring 16-10 game…moving to 5-7 and inspiring no confidence in the process. Predicated Game Outcome Record: 9-2   
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Mark Sanchez threw a pick to Arizona’s Patrick Petersen who made a circus catch

  The New York Jets and Arizona Cardinals are engaging in a game to see who can score the least amount of points in the most embarrassing way. Mark Sanchez actually threw I decent ball (I couldn’t believe it either) but that wasn’t enough for Arizona’s cornerback Patrick Petersen to snatch it right out of the New York Jets’ wide receivers hands. Petersen, formally of LSU...

Mark Sanchez says he was stunned by butt-fumble

Today, New York jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was asked about last week’s butt-fumble and said he was stunned when it happened. “I guess (I was) more stunned than anything,” Sanchez told the Associated Press Wednesday, via NFL.com. “Just like a car accident. I was like, ‘Whoa. What just happened?’ Then, the ball’s gone. It was weird.” You have to give Sanchez credit...

Mark Sanchez on 4-7 Jets: We love our playoff chances

The New York Jets all but eliminated themselves from the playoff picture with their most embarrassing loss of the season to the New England Patriots last Thursday. Currently sitting at 4-7, New York would have to win out and get some help in order to sneak in and grab one of the AFC’s wild card spots. Mark Sanchez sees no reason that can’t happen. “We feel great. We love...
KEEPING THE FAITH

Namath still believes in Sanchez

Joe Namath indicated he was losing faith in Mark Sanchez, but the former Jets legend apparently is still on board with the current QB.

Jets bench Sanchez in favor of McElroy

The New York Jets have finally had enough of starting quarterback Mark Sanchez.  During today’s game against the Cardinals, he was benched in favor of back up Greg McElroy. Mark Sanchez has been benched … the week Tim Tebow is inactive … turning over to Greg McElroy. Wowz. #jets — Eric Edholm (@Eric_Edholm) December 2, 2012 I would think that Tim Tebow would be in right...

New York Jets must get Alex Smith

The flash in the NFL pan that’s been the Rex Ryan-era New York Jets was finally doused Thanksgiving night thanks to the New England Patriots. Losing to the dominant division foe from up north is one thing, but losing like the way the J-E-T-S Jets-Jets-Jets did is flat-out embarrassing. The fallout has been spectacular. Fan number one Fireman Ed has resigned, the boos have been...

Mark Sanchez finally addresses the Brandon Moore butt incident

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez couldn't dodge speaking out on this incident forever. He also couldn't dodge guard Brandon Moore's buttocks on that fateful day at MetLife stadium when he was tackled by his teammate's rear causing a fumble that was then returned for a touchdown by the Patriots. This, of course, is one of the most embarrassing plays imaginable...

Mark Sanchez Benched For Greg McElroy

Jets backup Greg McElroy has come on to replace struggling quarterback Mark Sanchez.Fantasy Spin:After sticking with Sanchez all season, Rex Ryan has finally seen enough. Sanchez will finish the day with three interceptions and 97 yards passing on 10-of-21 passing. The former Alabama product McElroy is making his NFL debut.

Jets QB coach: Sanchez is improving

New York Jets quarterback coach Matt Cavanaugh believes Mark Sanchez is improving and thinks Sanchez's mistakes are only highlighted because of the Jets record. Cavanaugh spoke to reporters for the first time since early in the season on Friday, saying: Click Below To Read More!

Jets expect 'run, run, run, play-action' from Cardinals

The Arizona Cardinals will be starting sixth-round rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley Sunday when they play visitor to the New York Jets, and the Jets don't expect the Cardinals to leave much to chance. “They have a rookie quarterback, so they are going to try to keep the game plan conservative — run, run, run and play-action," Jets linebacker David Harris told Eric Allen...

Jets Offensive Line Coach Rages at the Media

When it comes to the United State, New York tends to the center of attention. When it comes to the NFL, the Jets, infamously, have become the new center of attention of the league. One not close to football might wonder, “Why are the 4-7 New York Jets, who have lost four of their last five games the head team that the national media wants to talk about?” On top of having the...

Fantasy Football Week 13 Preview: Cardinals at Jets

Kevin Kolb is likely to be sidelined again this week, which means rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley will get another start for the Cardinals.While Arizona has to feel that this year has slipped away from them, Rex Ryan is determined that his Jets will finish strong enough to slip into the playoffs.At 4-7 they’ll need to run the table, starting this week at home.All five remaining...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.